We are here to help
If you are a rough sleeper, vulnerable and in need of help, please check out Street Support Chelmsford, our affiliate organisation for the widest selection of assistance options available to you in the Chelmsford area. Some services are available on a 24hr basis.
Read More about Street Support Chelmsford here.
Periodically C2bK distributes rucksacks filled with essentials including sleeping bags, warm clothing and food.
Below are other organisations in the Chelmsford area that have made it their mission to provide help to those in need.
StreetLink exists to help end rough sleeping by enabling members of the public to connect people sleeping rough with the local services that can support them.
Sanctus is a charity based in Chelmsford. They provide a day centre for the homeless and vulnerable. They are open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. https://sanctus-home.com
Sanctus have been deemed an essential service. Their service user base ranges from 200-250 people, all with a range of complex needs.
They work with some of the most marginalised people in the Chelmsford community . Their aim is to prevent homelessness by supporting individuals to take positive steps forward.
In the Sanctus café, for free:
- A safe and warm environment where individuals, who have nowhere else to go, can feel comfortable to request help.
- Daily freshly prepared, nutritious meals which are served alongside hot and cold drinks, snacks, sandwiches, pastries and items from a food bank style service. In 2020, Sanctus served over 16,900 meals.
- Sanctus also distribute clothes, tents, sleeping bags, toiletries and other essential items. Over 200 benefited from this service in 2020